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of california, and the city and county of san francisco, this past couple of years in the sonoma county as well and going back and representing the west tip as well. and i want to continue to make sure that we have a strong government, strong and effective state government. and i have talked about the governor nans issue, making sure that we let the majority rule so that we don't have the kind of stall mates that we find currently where the minority party can block what the majority wants to do and so we can have the democracy. i make the point that we didn't become the 8th or 9th largest economy in the world by chance. we became so because for generations we taxed ourselves appropriately and invested in some of the best public structures this world has ever seen, the best k-12 system, the most accessible and affordable higher education system so that children can pursue the hope and dream of a college degree. we invested in water system and transportation systems that works, parks that drew the best and the brightest from around the world so they could pursue their own here in the golden state
volunteers as the leader of the voters of california and a small business owner san francisco. and olds a degree in government and a diploma in public policy from the university of edenburo >> thank you very much >> good evening, everyone, this election we have candidates for state senate district eleven, miss additionally, viewers from the it, brooke man community center will submit questions on-line. the time keepers in the first row, will hold up a yellow card to signify to the candidates that they have 15 seconds remaining and will hold up a red card when it is time to stop. both candidates have agreed to ask their supporters in the audience to be respectful of the other candidate and others in the audience and to maintain quiet during the forum. i also ask you respect this commitment. you have many important decisions to make on november 6th. today's forum gives you the opportunity to ask questions to help you make decisions. now let's begin. >> we will start with question number one, miss difficult on. >> retire aoes in the public and private sectors are faced with nrets to benefi
. >>> ahead, an investigative unit exposed unregulated oil fracking. the changes that are coming to california's energy industry. >> it would have been better if we done this 10, 20, 30 years ago. >> the nbc bay area steven stock gets answers from the state. >>> a man is accused of trying to blow up the federal reserve in new york city. we will tell you how he planned to do it next. >>> more on the big event that got the bay area buzzing tonight. this fire ball in the night sky. >>> good evening, i'm in the weather center and we will let you know when the best viewing is for the upcoming meteor shower. otherwise with, it was hot today. santa rosa 98. we will track changes in the seven day and let you know when the rain arrives in a few minutes. thirty-eight. schools. trouble, we all should help out. under thirty-eight they do. more a year. bucks. money for schools. every school dollar must be... spent on student learning. student wins. vote yes on thirty-eight. >>> decision 2012 moving from big bird to binders of wyoming thousands of women are fired up about the presidential debate and social
of california, the recession may not have hurt you too badly. at least not in terms of your salary. a study reveals state employees compared better than work glerz private secretary year. a study shows a discrepancy in paychecks when comparing state workers versus californians. estimated state worker wages including pension pensions roughly 65 thu a year in 2005 and jumped to $80,000 five years later. a difference of 23%. person income was also $39,000 a year, increase to more than $42,000. a jump of only 10% during same time period. howard jar advice taxpayers foundation calling numbers a dangerous trend. >> this is demonstrating how california misspent money state employees received increases not found in the private sector. that is why we find ourselves in deficit situations. >> the report concluded had the public sector grew at the same rate, the state of california would have saved $2.1 billion. unions disagreed with the report they say unfairly labels them as source of the california budget problems. they point out it includes every californian including people not working and highly
of foreclosures is down in california. in fact, at a new five-year low. dataquick looks at the number of default notices which are the first step in a foreclosure process. there were slightly more than 49,000 default notices filed from july to september, down nearly a third compared to the same time period last year. several counties in the bay area were also least likely have homeowners go into default. >>> oakland bay's blue bottle coffee is cashing in on its reputation. they have eleven retail locations, one in eakd and four in new york city. >>> target announced today it plans to build another store in san francisco, just one week after opening its first store in the city. city target opened october 10. you're looking at video now of the opening. the second target store is scheduled to open october of next year. that location will include a starbucks and pharmacy. they plan to hire about 250 people. >>> today is the 23rd anniversary of the loma prieta earthquake. it hit the bay area at 5:04 p.m. in 1989, killing 63 people. today the red cross and the department of emergency management held a
[applause] >> marty, let me ask you, you're obviously part of the california district attorney's association, as we were talking before the panel began, you shared with me that your organization has previously supported a measure that mark leno brought forward to lower the punishment for possession of less than an ounce of marijuana to a misdemeanor to an infraction. in this case your organization is essentially opposed to it. what do you say to mr. adelman and mr. gascon? >> i think one of the things i want to point out is that in terms of the changes currently taking place in california's criminal justice system is that we have embarked on a very, very large experiment and that's called realignment. prison population in california is going to approach by -- or sometime next year the federal mandate of 130,000. we've already released some 50,000 individuals to serve their time locally, and these offenses that we were talking about here are currently in the list of offenses that were to be served in county jails now. and if the notion here is to provide services and treatment t
serious cuts to our schools. it's supported not only by the california teachers association, but the california federation of teachers and many, many different groups from the california school board associations to others and our board of education supports both. prop 38 is our children and our future local schools and bond debt reduction act. it would actually support early childhood education that prop 30 does not and it's also an important measure. i think if both of them passed what would happen it would be worked out that we wouldn't be double taxed, but we would find the different compromises kinds of both work for our schools. the groups that support both measures is tom torlakson and california retired teachers associations and san francisco examiner and i urge support for both measures. supervisor wiener. >> thank you so supervisor mar for bringing this forward. i was surprised that we could take positions on ballot measures, but i was told by the city attorney that we were able to do so. i would make a motion to amend and add a second resolve that states further
on the 29th of october. semac and california music and culture association is having a mixer with the supervisor candidates that are going to be elected november 6 and some of the current supervisors will be there. it's going to be at 6:00 o'clock at cafe denorde and everyone is invited to that. 29 of october in a couple of weeks. >> are we still voting? >> we voteed. >> you voted. >> but you have permits on then and the week of thanksgiving and don't let me down. >> any other comments by the commissioners? okay do we have public comment by the comments of the commissioners. seeing none the last item is new business and fiewrght agenda items. anyone want to request a future agenda item? >> i want to request that we hear from the sisters of perpetual indulgence and i dropped the email and i didn't send it and i want to reiterate they made improvements and it's important that we put that out there too and i would like to hear from them. their pink saturday was much better. >> very good. anybody else? >> is there any discussion on halloween here. >> we don't do halloween a
for stepping up. [applause] oscar delatorre, the northern california carpenters regional council, thank you. laborers council. tim, thank you for being here. the film commission, patrick johnson, thank you for stepping up. an invaluable planning council that i will be working closely with as we move into the new health care challenges for our city and state and country, that is our hiv services planning council. gabriel ortega, thank you for stepping up. mark, thank you for being here. [applause] a very important commission, our immigrant rights commission, who is constantly challenged by the need to reform our immigration policies, but to make sure that when people try to vote this year that they will not be intimidated. we've got to work harder for the rest of the country. we can show the way here. i know the leadership will come from sonia. thank you for stepping up. our state has presented, and our country has presented, a challenge to us for our seniors and the need for long-term care. we're going to be working closely with the long term care coordinating council. thank you, tracy. [ap
el estado de california. >>> desde mi cabina de recuerdÓ, te invito a que me escuches maÑana, te estarÉ tocando a sus artiste espero maÑana aquÍ en recuerdos. ♪ ---la construccin de ♪ >>> la construcciÓn de viviendas aumentÓ un 15% durante septiembre alcanzando la cifra mÁs alta. aunque las casas nuevas representan menos del 20% tienen un efecto mayor en la economÍa porque cada una crea tres empleos y genera 90 mil dÓlares en ingresos fiscales, la tasa de embargos cayo a su nivel mÁs bajo en california, las notificaciones disminuyeron un 31.2% en comparaciÓn con el mismo periodo, y se contrasta con el primer trimestre, cayeron casi un 64%. el mercado inmobiliyario repunÓo gracias a que el valor de la vivienda subiÓ tras desplomarse a causa de la crisis. >>> le quedan 4 dÍas para registrarse si quiere votar en la elecciÓn de noviembre. la fecha limite es el 22 de septiembre. ya es hora libera tu voz. el lunes es la fecha limite para que todo chdo de por lo menos 18 aÑos se registre, y muchos no lo hicieron debido a la falta de tiempo, pero como dice flavio, si t
flat fee of $4.95 per month. get rid of prepaid problems. get chase liquid. >>> the great california shook out earthquake drill happened at 10:18 this morning. san francisco mayor fire and police chief were with kids at charles elementary school. they dropped, held cover to prepare for the next big earthquake. >> in case anything happens you have to have preparation, be ready for things. that's why we do these drills. we want to practice, practice and practice. >> more than 9 million people around state participated in the drill and more people took time to drop, cover and hold on during drills across the country. >>> in election news, president obama and governor mitt romney are back out stumping for votes today as the number of campaign days dwindle. the president nice new hampshire where he addressed supporters in a rally. >> the last four years i have watched the american people with their resilience and resolve overcoming the pain and struggle of dealing with the consequences of the worst financial crisis since the great depression. we work too hard to let this country go down t
that live in california, let us be a lesson. we may have earthquakes but this is something new, in missouri, it's regular. st. louis fans, nice people to hang around with, even those that decked out in orange and black. >> unbelievable fans here. >> they dress up a little bit. >> dan: that is wayne freedman reporting in st. louis. as for fans here, a lot of them called in sick to be able to watch the game. >> i should be working right now so i should be picking up phone calls. i would rather be sitting here at the bar watching the game. >> are you working today? >> i called in. it's okay. >> are you going to be in trouble? >> no. >> not that big a deal. >> we'll move on to something very different. to new york where the f.b.i. says a 21-year-old man from bangladesh planned to blow up the federal reserve bank in new york city. they is accused of building a secret al-qaeda cell here in the united states. on the sting operation that led to the arrest. >> prosecutors say the suspect is 21-year-old moved to america from bangladesh in january of this year specifically to carry out a terror attack
, california spends about eight times as much money for every inmate as it does for every student in the university of california system. and so you could reorganize those resources and put they will more towards supervision and other types of things and manage a lot of those individuals that are currently incarcerated in a much more effective way that is going to save you tax dollars but also reduce the chance that they'll continue to spiral into those, like the stories we heard earlier today. [applause] >> if i could add one quick thought that ties with the first panel and this panel. it's the question of resource allocation. the point needs to be taken quite seriously especially with adolescents. if you get the diagnosis and the community is not ready to step up and do the interventions that are more humane, then the inhumane alternatives may end up costing more but being the easy political solution. >> i think we're out of time. i would like to thank everyone on the panel for their time.. >> thank you kindly. as an ex-felon, it's not my first effort with a public defender in p
coast. and in california, a meteor shower seen by millions. >>> and a long wait. two brothers hang on to a multimillion-dollar scratcher for six years. talk about patience. >>> good morning. i'm john muller, in for rob nelson. >> i'm paula faris. we begin with the presidential race. as we mentioned, both candidates are speaking at a bipartisan political dinner here in new york. >> but tuesday night's debate is still very much on a lot of people's minds. one of them, apparently, is mitt romney's oldest son, tagg. he told a north carolina radio station, quote, he wanted to take a swing at president obama. >>> 19 days to go. and as abc's tahman bradley reports, the candidates are crafting their messages for women voters. >> reporter: with less than three weeks left until election day, the presidential contenders have intensified their efforts to court undecided women voters. >> my mom was a single mom. >> a single mom who doesn't know whether they'll be able to put food on the table at the end of the week. >> reporter: polls show president obama maintains his advantage among women vot
filed the weekly report and when the quarterly report comes in in many states, including california people had to reapply for benefits. that didn't happen. that report didn't come in, it was artificially depressed by about 30,000 claimants and most expect it had to be around 369,000 claims. what happened last week was not an accurate picture. the problem for the department was this, they did not explain that thoroughly in their press release. stuart: right. >> and that's what kicks up a lot of distrust. stuart: so, this week's number shall the one that came out today. 388,000, that seems to me like a very high number. i've characterized this as painting a miserable picture of the employment situation. how about you? >> well, here is the thing, if you're at a range around 330,000 numbers it means that you have pretty good economy going on, some growth ogg on and that type of thing. the closer to 400,000 is recession territory, so with 388,000, part of this problem with this number you set it in motion last week. for confidence in the markets, what's important here is leadership. and
say unusual look at something that happens all the time. >>> millions in california will be ducking and covering this morning. >>> good morning sue hall following your thursday morning commute with a live look at the san mateo bridge things flowing smoothly between hayward and foster city and the other direction. full closure this weekend. >>> tonight someone in the bay area will be $49,000 richer could be you i'm katie marzullo live in san francisco i'll tell you the easy way you can enter to win, next. >>> it may be you, it won't be us we are not eligible. good morning at 5 o'clock between the 49ers game tonight and maybe if you are a meteor showers watcher the weather could not be any more perfect. >> but warmer. >>> no need to take your coat to the game tonight mid 70s by the start mid 60s by the end fun electric night at the stick. right now live doppler no radar returns, still following high fire danger in red higher elevations north bay mountains, east bay hills, diablo range that area still susceptible to high fire danger tendencies over the next couple of hours. low to mid
: last year, scientists at this california-based biotechnology company introduced a revolutionary blood test. it's said to be 99% accurate in determining whether a child would be born with downs syndrome. the test is for women over 10 weeks pregnant. it detects chromosomal anomalies in the fetal dna contained in their blood. researchers at the company have been busy. they are analyzing blood from the netherlands, the czech republic, israel and other countries. until now, this kind of screening mainly required amneoen amy i amniocentisis. such tests run a 0.3 risk of miscarriage. the new test carries no such risk. more than 20,000 women in the united states have already taken the test. andrea has miscarried in the past. when she was pregnant again, she chose the new test. her results were negative. and she had a healthy boy this may. >> i think by getting a yes or a no, it will -- it will help the parents prepare. you know, for what their life is about to encompass. >> reporter: good or bad, the test raises questions. u.s. health institutes are now helping women handle the results. genet
the cabs, the unlicensed cabs, i noticed with great interest that the california puc is issued cease and desist orders for all three companies. we're supportive of that effort. i don't know why, with the cease and desist order appears like almost nothing has happened. we will át back with the taxi issues on november -- what is it? november 20. the issues with the list and those kind of things will be there at that point. so, okay. thank you members of the board. we're not allowed to take action on this at this point but we have a closed session coming up. is there a motion to do that? >> directors at this point it's appropriate for a motion to conduct a closed session. >> second. >> all in favor say aye. >> ayes. >> (the mta is in >> there was no discussion of anticipated litigation, directors. it will be appropriate for a motion to disclose or not disclose. >> motion not to disclose is. >> i'll second. >> all in favor say aye. >> ayes. >> we are adjourned in memory of reggie mcray. thank you. >> san francisco's buses and trains serve many riders who are blind or how low vision. mun
-- south side of the observation hill. we are working with the california department of safety dams to make sure design is acceptable to them. they are comfortable with this decision. what is the impact of this thing? of course the impact is harry because it will generate extra 1.62 million yard of soils which needs to be disposed of. in addition there will be 1.3 million yard which will be staged temporarily, then used in construction of the dam itself. so that will require a double-handling. challenges, we said okay, start your excavation again on the top of the hill. and the challenges to find the places where we can dispose of this soil. so we started dialing -- already dialoguing with the permitting agencies. the u.s. corps of engineers and california fish and game and regional water board to explore the different possibilities. we are looking. what we are doing is, our target is by the end of this month -- by the first milestone, we will have a complete permitting package delivered to these agencies where we want to put these. it is critical. the reason why is two reasons. number one,
am proud to say that this is the ninth summit. we take on issues like closing the california youth authority. and we in the confinement of youth -- young children in -- and the prisoner re-entry program and abolishing the death penalty. we take on three critical issues. the first panel has a riveting discussion about gangs. and reducing gang violence. on our panel are former gang members, gang intervention workers, police, public defenders, and researchers. we talk about strategies to reduce gang violence. i will introduce the keynote speaker in a moment. the second panel is a cutting edge -- cutting edge discussion about the relationship between the human brain and criminal behavior. we have top experts from all parts of the country to talk about what the brain research shows. that is the key to understanding how human beings behave, and why they may commit acts of violence. the afternoon's panel will have a debate about a proposed law that would reduce felony drug possession crimes to a misdemeanor. this is what 13 states have done. we not only bring these issues to the forefront
. >>> there was widespread hysteria across northern california. did you see it? there were scores of people that witnessed a fireball streaking across the sky. the sightings caused phone lines at national weather service to light up. now, officials there believe the bright streaks of light were part of a meteor shower, which is becoming a normal occurrence in the area. pretty cool looking. >>> all right, now to the rockies where colorado skiers kicked off ski season at arapahoe basin. the resort is traditionally one of the first in the nation to open their slopes. colorado resorts are hoping to rebound from last season's drab winter. >>> and finally, artistic undergarments are now being used to fight against breast cancer. that's because an elaborate array of unique bras are scheduled to hit the auction block in new york. these unique designs will be sold next month, all to raise money for breast cancer awareness. getting creative. >>> and now for a look at your national and regional weather, here is nbc meteorologist bill karins, who is not getting creative about the weather out there. that will tell its
importance to the state of california and to the nation. of course we have the opportunity to yet again lead the way here in california. we're offering a bill this year, s.b.-1506 which would redefine the crime of simple possession of a drug from felony to misdemeanor. there are 13 other states, and the federal government which already do this and in the 13 other states, we have the data that shows that we get better results, better outcomes, meaning safer communities, and surprisingly the states include not only the large eastern states of pennsylvania and new york, but also states like mississippi, south carolina, west virginia, wyoming, iowa, all of which use this mid deem charge rather than felony. and what we find in these 13 other states is that there are higher rates of drug treatment participation, lower rates of drug use, and even slightly lower rates of violent and property crime. so again, we can prove we can have safer communities. and then of course there are the unintended consequences of a felony conviction. consequences that really can cause great damage to a young life for m
two incidents that occurred in irvine, california. an armed white male suspects driving a gray bmw had committed to armed bank robberies. the suspect had already proven himself dangerous and desperate when he attempted to run down responding deputy sheriffs in order to effectively escape from one of the bank robberies. using the gps, the getaway car was located in our city at one of this the park. -- beuna vista park. the suspects gray bmw was found precisely with gps. the car was legally parked and unattended. the robbery abatement team maintain surveillance of the -- of the vehicle for hours, but no signs of activity. park station please -- plain clothes officer under the direction of sergeant scott ryan and robert lieu adnd reyes observed. they noticed until lights were on and the sun roof was opened. officer lew quickly executed a u-turn and confirmed it was occupied by the suspect. officers immediately got out of the car, drew their weapons and began giving verbal commands. they identified themselves, told a suspect he was under arrest and ordered them to surrender. the officers i
or the victim. >> the california real estate market is looking healthier this quarter with the number of foreclosures way down. data quick reports the number of homes entering foreclosure haven't been this low since 2007. the number of loan modifications and short sales are up and prices in many areas are rising. more encouraging news, the number of homes lost to foreclosure is down 41% compared to a year ago. tonight team usa is dealing with the major setback in the america's cup. we saw the $8 million accident on live tv during our 5:00 newscast. the oracle boat flipping and the crew members thrown into the water. the boat is back on shore but it needs major tlc. monty francis joins us from pier 80 in san francisco. monty, oracle has deep pockets. can they salvage this boat? >> reporter: some of the boat can be salvaged burt the mast has to be replaced. what is left of the boat is now here at a warehouse at pier 80 and all day long crews are bringing back pieces of the boat. we have new video of the dramatic moments on the bay. team usa encountered a shift in the wind and a strong c
about the weekly jobs numbers, specifically the data coming out of california. we are asking the experts, should you trust the information being reported? joining me now to crunch the numbers, paul conway, former labor department chief of staff and "reason" magazine editor-in-chief mat welch. thanks to both of you guys for joining us. i just want to go you there the facts here because there's a lot of confusing information that's being reported and get both your take on it. this is reported by reuters and a lot of the other sources a labor department official said it appeared to be a state level, appeared state level administrative issues were distorting the data. matt, what do you think of that, let me start with you? >> the state has denied that pretty vociferously and said our data was good and it was handed in on time and united states labor department has disputed that. i think the bigger 10,000, 30,000 foot view level is that regardless of whatever it was, it was an anomaly. we're not going to see consistent, good numbers, coming out of california. we've seen the follow on numbs me
read ability and 5, adopt findings including findings under the california environmental quality act. planning code section 302, findings and finding of consistency with the general plan and planning code section 101.1. commissioners, as i've mentioned, item 1 has been pulled from consent. and if it's okay with the president, we'll move that item to the first item on the regular calendar. so, before you, commissioners, following public comment on item 2 which will automatically remove it from the consent calendar, the item is before you for your consideration. >> is there any public comment on item number 2 of the consent calendar? seeing none, commissioner sugaya. >> i'll move to initiate, but i have a question. should we keep this material? >> for item -- >> 2. >> yes. >> okay. >> second. >> thank you, commissioners. the motion on the floor is for approval of initiation of item 2. on that motion, commissioner antonini? >> aye. >> commoditier? >> aye. >> commissioner? >> aye. >> thank you, commissioners, that's a unanimous vote for initiate. commissioners, we are now at commission m
a un tratamiento en california, que incluyó transplante de médula osea. >> hay preocupación con espinoza paz, dijo que nada será igual, el portavoz dijo que no ha recibido ninguna información, esperan que todo sea una broma, el sigue bajo contrato y debe lanzar un disco con mariachi. >> podría haber un romance entre ellos. >> nos salió todo lo que hicimos. >> hasta nos desnudamos. >> todo para la nueva novela que protagonizan en méxico, y aseguran que los 2 están solteros sin compromiso. >> lucia mendez presentó los documentos que la liberan de un incumplimento de contrato. >> según las autoridades mexicanas, se desestimó por falta de evidencia. >> para las noticias candentes de hollywood, vamos con las exclusivas. >> hola, los saludo desde hollywood, la revista viene bien cargada, guerra entre 2 premiaciones, una nueva película y como aumenta la popularidad de los hispanos. >> son los nuestros y figuran en "the hollywood reporter" detallan los pasos para garatnizar que nadie ignore a los hispanos, un publico con un gran poder adquisitivo, mencionan el debate presiden
. but in california, dozens of homes are in the path of a fast- moving wildfire. we'll have that coming up. [ voice of dennis ] ...allstate safe driving bonus check? t-free... ...but i'm a woman. maybe it's a misprint. does it look like a misprint? ok. what i was trying... [ voice of dennis ] silence. ♪ ask an allstate agent about the safe driving bonus check. are you in good hands? i took my son fishing every year. we had a great spot, not easy to find, but worth it. but with copd making it hard to breathe, i thought those days might be over. so my doctor prescribed symbicort. it helps significantly improve my lung function starting within five minutes. symbicort doesn't replace a rescue inhaler for sudden symptoms. with symbicort, today i'm breathing better. and that means...fish on! symbicort is for copd including chronic bronchitis and emphysema. it should not be taken more than twice a day. symbicort may increase your risk of lung infections, osteoporosis, and some eye problems. tell your doctor if you have a heart condition or high blood pressure before taking it. with copd, i thought i'd m
for the leadership of this community and of san francisco and the bay area and california broadly. (applause) >> you know, it's an honor to get up here and represent my boss, secretary kathleen sebelius and be like brandt colfax, another round of applause for dr. colfax, please. (applause) >> to have a reinvest and recovery act, our stimulus law with the leadership of leader pelosi, of our mayor, of our supervisors, and our community to have $9-1/2 million given to this city and to this area for this. but not just for this, but everybody's already setting this this morning, the local impact, the state impact, the national impact, and indeed the international impact. and i represent a region that is 50 million people. california, arizona, nevada, hawaii, it's a three territories and three countries in the pacific. and i could tell you that i have moved around my region. i've been working with the hiv/aids and other communities throughout our region. do you know how many people have said to me, i got my information through san francisco? (applause) >> that is something to be really proud of. you know,
and cutting the arts and at the state level, california is at the bottom of the 50 states in terms of funding for the arts. so to be in a city where the arts are as important to be heard here at government audit and oversight committee is a testament to the fortune we have to the commitment of arts and culture as a core value and part of the core solution over all challenges we face of the city and the celebration of the city. i think to start there i think it's a great honor to serve in my role and work on some of these challenges ahead of us. >> president farrell: just one question. san francisco does very well compared to other california cities but california does poorly to other states. the first finding we're asked to comment on is that we develop more than any other municipality in the u. s. do you know where we stand in there hasn't been a comprehensive analysis from what you've seen. >> yes. i want to clarify. we were asked to either agree, disagree partially, or disagree wholly by the instructions. in terms of the cup half full or empty when we disagree partially you can interpret t
in the california skies. all thanks to haley's comet. stargazers and plain folks, walking or driving around, were amazed as the streaking fireballs and the loud booms that were observed over the skies of northern california. >> look over and saw, like, an object in reddish/orange in color. it was crescent shaped. as it went away, it was getting larger. >> this thing was going sideways across the sky. >> reporter: astronomers say the earth is passing through a stream of debris from haley's comet. >> you saw a small car-sized piece of rock and metal from the asteroid belt, crash into layers of the earth's atmosphere, ionizing. >> reporter: the national weather service says warm temperatures and cloudless skies are helping to make the bright lights more visible. the meteor shower will be visible through sunday. when there could be as many as 15 per hour. it is also extraordinarily cool. >>> we're going to turn, now, to new concerns about the security of the nation's banking system. u.s. officials say iranian hackers have struck again. this time, disrupting the websites of capital one bank and bb&t.
's version of the polar express take a lot of cold arctic air sending it toward california. this is going to happen next monday. but we have to watch this because the snow level will drop down to 7,000 feet and widespread rainfall for the first time in months is in the forecast coming up for the top of next week. for tomorrow, about 78 for san francisco. livermore 93. san jose 86. everyone around 7 to 12 degrees above average. oakland 80 tomorrow. 90 for concord. and 87 for your wednesday and thursday in mountain view. friday 10 degrees cooler, cooler still with partly sunny skies over the weekend. and if you're looking for rainfall, if you want the grass to be watered not by irrigation but by mother nature, that's monday through wednesday next week. that's your cbs 5 forecast. >> thanks, paul spores bay area sisters refuse to let a serious disease slow them down. >> before my transplant i could only walk a few blocks maybe. >> what they are doing together to make sure organ transplant recipients like them survive and thrive. ,,,,,,,, ,,,,,,,, your risk of developing can. new study follow
in california, hitting a new five-year low. there were slightly more than 49,000 default notices filed through july to september, down a third from the same period last year. several counties in the bay area were reported among the least likely for homeowners to go in to default. >>> american airlines will post job openings for 1500 flight attendants. the airline needs to replace 2200 flight attendants who took buy-outs. american announced $238 million in losses for the 3rd quarter, much of that due to fuel cost. >> those red flag warnings in effect overnight tonight and tomorrow morning. winds in the east bay hills could gust to 20, 25 miles per hour. the fire danger will be elevated the next 24 hours and daytime highs warmer tomorrow than they were today. how do we know that? look at the current temperatures. it's 70 right now in oakland. 75 in redwood city. 70 in antioch. 67 in livermore. 68 degrees in down town san francisco at 10:20 at night. definitely warm out there. going to start out warm tomorrow. no fog to contend with. fire danger up. humidity down. when i come back at 10:45, we'l
everyone talking meteor shot across the sky over northern california astronomers tell us we may be in for more there were many last night. we could see more sights like these the next few nights. you may have heard that big boom around 7:30 p.m.. with clear skies and warm temperatures, these natural light shows will be morris is ability in the days ahead. meteors are churns of metal and rock that break off from asteroids. >>> this evening giants will be trying to shake things up even up the series. lincecum will start for the first time in the playoffs. yesterday cain pitched a good game but gave up a two run homer to carpenter in the third which put cardinal as head 2-1. we left 11 stranded on base, st. louis added another run in the 7th, 3 1/2 hour rain delay when we came back, cardinals won 3-1. game four is today. tomorrow zito will start. 5:07 first pitch. >>> later this morning, san francisco mayor lee will officially launch public campaign to bring the super bowl to the bay area. the city on the short list to host either the 2016 or 2017 super bowl played at the new 49ers
hear it last night or maybe you were outside did you see it? many people across northern california reported seeing a flash and hearing a big boom. >> cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran has more on the meteor sighting that's left some souvenirs in one east bay city. good morning, cate. >> reporter: yes, good morning, frank and michelle. this is the kind of thing that makes all of us mad that we had to go to bed so early because i definitely missed it. but i have read a couple of conflicting reports on this and i want to point out that, you know, experts here at the chabot space and science center say it's not part of the meteor shower expected over the weekend but some say it's a preview. it's not over. we have some black and white surveillance footage from san jose's lick observatory. you can see it up close and personal. that white mass slowly moving across the sky. now an astronomy instructor here at the chabot space and science center says a meteor probably hit the earth right around martinez hills about the size of a car before it broke up into a few pieces. we have a picture from a
symptoms in late september and is currently recovering. this brings the total number of cases in california to 277. >>> later this morning, bay area students will drop and cover as part of the "great california shake-out." the statewide drill teaches the proper techniques to prevent injuries during the next big quake. emergency crews will also practice their disaster response plans. >>> 6:08. a suspected terrorist is in custody accused of plotting to blow up the federal reserve building in new york city. kwauzi nafis is a native of bangladesh. he was arrested yesterday morning after a sting operation. federal investigators say he parked a van that was filled with what he believed were explosives outside the building. then tried to detonate it with a cell phone. the bomb though wasn't real because his associates were actually undercoverr injuries. >> he was inspired to do a terrorist act motivated by al qaeda. we see this threat as being with us for a long time to come. >> nafis only 21 didn't enter a plea during a previous court appearance in brooklyn yesterday afternoon. >>> president obam
. there is no suspension involved by the state of california or local law. i would argue slightly differently. given the nature of the economy now and the fact that we actually have seen less appeals of this nature in recent years, i would give them a little bit of a break and wonder whether we would accept a suspension of 20 days. >> i mean i guess i could be persuaded of that. i think the suspension needs to be meaningful so as to act as a deterrent. the number of days does seem somewhat arbitrary and again we don't have enough data to calculate the impact. i could offer 25 and split the difference. >> i'd be prepared to make a motion. i'd move to, in light of where we are with the economy i would uphold the department -- excuse me -- accept the appeal and uphold the department and reduce the suspension to 25 days. >> shall we call the roll on that, commissioners? mr. pacheco. >> on that motion from the vice president to grant this appeal and reduce the suspension to 25 days. on that motion to reduce,. (roll called). >> the vote is 3-1, the suspension is reduced to 25 days. >> thank you. movi
a century could mean a bonus for california winemakers. wineries we spoke to here at home say they are ready to step up to the plate. brass mountain winery said its harvest is a bumper crop that could lead to more jobs and a chance to introduce their products to new consumers. >>> after opening its first san francisco store, target revealed plans for a second one in the sears building that most recently housed mervyns. it expects to open in october of next year. >>> a 21-year-old man is held without bail tonight accused of plotting an attack on the federal reserve building in new york, blocks away from the world trade center. a 21-year-old parked a van filled with what he believed were explosives this morning and tried to detonate it. the plot was part of a joint sting operation with the nypd and that the public was never at risk. authorities say that the suspect is from bangladesh and acted alone. >>> the san mateo bridge is closing for construction work tonight. we're getting an inside look at what the job entails. >>> and the baseball gods sure can be fickle. what fans were doing here an
companies and created 450 jobs in the city and making san francisco the solar capitol of california. when people were losing their homes here in san francisco in call, there is plenty of talk and discussion about what to do, we commissioned the first report of its kind to make sure that there were facts behind the dialogue, and because of those facts that came out in our report, looking at foreclosures, finding fraud and finding inappropriate activities that happened by the lenders, action was taken and the home owner's bill of rights and i was proud to be one of the co-sponsors of the piece of legislation in the state. when people talk about fixing education, i first and foremost have that personal experience going into the public schools and going to uc berkeley and seeing my daughter attend a kindergarten every day. and i can tell you that there is no more important issue in our state than education and what we are doing. we need to make sure that it is a priority and it is getting funded and we can't continue to fund higher ed at the same level of that question was being funded and we
of our land use in california. i think there has also been an increasing recognition in recent years that ceqa serves many important purposes, but at times it goes beyond its intended purpose and has become a tool to obstruct, delay and at times significantly increase the costs of projects, including very, very important public projects. it happened here with the north beach library and bike plan and other projects. there has been dialogue in sacramento and throughout the state about the need to reform ceqa, so it fulfills its purpose without going beyond that purpose and in san francisco the process that we have in our administrative code for ceqa appeals adds to the concerns. i described this at a hearing at booker t. washington as the wild west in san francisco. because we provide very, very loose timelines, in terms of when people can file a ceqa appeal at the board of supervisors, people sometimes file appeals months or years after the department -- the planning department issues a ceqa determination. this legislation will among other things tighten that timeline, so that peop
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. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran shows us the great shake-out at the california academy of science. >> reporter: experts say the bay area is due for another big one. and ready or not, we can all agree. >> earthquakes are kind of scary because like what happened when the fire started and everything so it's kind of scary. >> reporter: kinder scary is right especially living here in the bay area where you can never be too prepared. >> here in the bay area, we have several different faults, two very important ones, san andreas and hayward faults and they run right through san francisco. >> reporter: at 10:18 this morning, these third grade students from argon elementary school took part in the great shake-out, the largest earthquake drill in history. >> if there's an earthquake, you need to be prepared and know what to do because if you don't know what to do, it could -- you could -- it could be really harsh. >> reporter: these students also toured the california academy of science's new earthquake exhibit. >> people know what to do. they feel more safer than what happened in 1906. >>
a short-term residual value and therefore, of no lasting worth. i don't know what the california structural pest control -- >> if you could wrap up your last sentence. >> i don't know if the california structural pest control board has even incorporated knowledge of bed bugs into its licensing requirements. i could go on, but at this point i'm rather pessimistic. >> if you want to submit the rest of your comments to the clerk we could read the rest of them of the if you would like. >> i beg your pardon? >> if you would like to submit the rest of your comments to
billion to fighting hunger in the u.s. as we work together, we can stamp hunger out. >> the california endowment. health happens in neighborhoods. learn more. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. tavis: dr. peter ubel is a widely respected scientist and physicians at duke university. his latest text is called "critical decisions." doctor, good to have you on this program. >> good to be here. tavis: i should have put a darker blue tie on. my apologies to you and all of the good folks at duke. it seems to me that so often when doctors and patients get together, what they are talking about, doctor, are life and death decisions. tell me how honesty, how transparency, how open this enters the room in a setting like that -- how open this -- openness enters the room in a setting like that. how do we get to where that is central in a conversation? >> i actually think that most of the time, it is pretty honest and transparent, but often in a foreign language, where the physician is doing their best to explain what is going on to be patient, but they are
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